NEARLY 100 more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Herefordshire, latest figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 4,794 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 9am on Wednesday (January 13) in Herefordshire, up from 4,695 the same time on Tuesday.

That's a rise of 99 in the last 24 hours, and over the last seven days 728 Covid-19 cases have been reported.


The graph below shows the number of cases in Herefordshire by date of test, and not the day when the cases were published by PHE.

The Government website says the last five days' data is incomplete, thought to be due to a delay in results being processed.

Across the UK, the number of recorded cases increased by 47,525 over the period, to 3,211,576.

Herefordshire's cases were among the 292,732 recorded across the West Midlands, a figure which rose by 4,651 over the period.

Cumulative case counts include patients who are currently unwell, have recovered and those that have died.

Latest figures from NHS England show 121 people have died at the Wye Valley Trust after a positive coronavirus test result as of 4pm on Tuesday (January 12).


A further 1,012 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 57,828, NHS England said on Wednesday.

Patients were aged between 39 and 102. All except 46, aged between 39 and 98, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between May 8 and January 12, with the majority being on or after January 6.

There were 54 other deaths reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.

A total of 2,661,850 Covid-19 vaccinations had taken place in England between December 8 and January 12, according to provisional NHS England data, including first and second doses, which is a rise of 187,645 on Tuesday’s figures.

Of this number, 2,254,556 were the first dose of the vaccine, a rise of 174,276 on Tuesday’s figures, while 407,294 were the second dose, an increase of 13,369.